• A Sesame Miracle: Supporting Small Businesses in Israel

    Michal Melamed’s overlooks her “kingdom:” a beautiful green landscape in the Valley of Elah, which is known as the Israeli Tuscany. Her contribution to Israel’s start-up nation is a sesame-based
    By Jewish Agency Staff on 25 Nov 2018 / 17 Kislev 5779
  • When Herut met Miki

    Serving the Jewish Community in Texas, then coming home to Israel to get married
    By Jewish Agency Staff on 15 Nov 2018 / 7 Kislev 5779
  • In Partnership with Pittsburgh: A Message of Solidarity from Karmiel-Misgav in Northern Israel

    In the wake of the horrific massacre in Pittsburgh, expressions of support and solidarity have poured in from Jewish communities across the United States, across Israel and around the world, and
    By Jewish Agency Staff on 07 Nov 2018 / 29 Heshvan 5779
  • A moment of healing

    Heavy metal and healing: Israeli flag provides transcendent moment after Pittsburgh synagogue massacre
    By Jewish Agency Staff on 06 Nov 2018 / 28 Heshvan 5779
  • My Visit to Pittsburgh

    Jewish Agency Chairman of the Executive, Isaac Herzog, visited Pittsburgh for Shabbat in support of the Jewish community following the synagogue massacre that took the lives of 11 Jews.
    By Jewish Agency Staff on 06 Nov 2018 / 28 Heshvan 5779
  • Growing a Chocolate Forest

    For Jerusalem-based entrepreneur Ya’ara Kalmanovitch, chocolate has a deep and philosophical meaning. It is almost a way of life.
    By Jewish Agency Staff on 15 Oct 2018 / 6 Heshvan 5779
  • Lifting the Spirits of Terror Victims

    Amid the recent wave of rocket fire at Israel from Gaza as well as the new phenomenon of kite arson attacks, The Jewish Agency is playing its crucial and longtime role of providing immediate and long
    By Jewish Agency Staff on 07 Oct 2018 / 28 Tishrei 5779
  • Who Wrote the Prayer for the State of Israel?

    The prayer has a close personal connection to Jewish Agency Chairman of the Executive Isaac Herzog. The question of who wrote the prayer was long the subject of inquiry and debate. Many believed the
    By Jewish Agency Staff on 17 Sep 2018 / 8 Tishrei 5779
  • Banding Together After Tragedy

    Shlichut at URJ Camp Coleman: coming together and embracing Jewish pluralism
    By Jewish Agency Staff on 22 Aug 2018 / 11 Elul 5778
  • Strengthening Youth-at-Risk at The Jewish Agency's Ben Yakir Youth Village

    The Jewish Agency’s four youth villages—Ben Yakir, Hadassah Ne’urim, Kiryat Ye’arim, and Ramat Hadassah—provide normative, safe, rehabilitative, cost-effective boarding school settings for youth ages
    By Jewish Agency Staff on 16 Jul 2018 / 4 Av 5778